Tag Archives: The Handmade girl

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The “H” word…and favorite reads!

I cannot believe I am actually saying this, but we are going to HOMESCHOOL this fall! This is crazy. And I am terrified and over-the-moon excited at the same time!! Let me tell you, I was the mom that was saying last summer, “I can’t wait to send him [our eldest son] to school 5 […]

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Homemade Deodorant

I am soooo excited to share this project with you all! My dear friend Naomi, natural product maker extraordinaire, has a beautiful recipe for all natural deodorant. It requires 3 ingredients plus essential oils of your choice. In this video she walks you through how to make it.  Ahhh, it is such a lovely thing […]

2 Handmade Girls + a video

I love podcasts! I am a huge fan. Especially video ones. It is so cool to “meet” people from around the country who have similar interests and to catch a glimpse of the way other people live. I tend to have my favorites that I watch while I knit, while I do dishes, computer work…I […]

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DIY Dryer Balls

Do you use dryer balls? Have you heard of them? If you haven’t here’s the gist in a nutshell…dryer balls are balls that you put in your dryer with your clothes to help reduce dry time (since they increase air circulation) and reduce static electricity. They also help soften and reduce wrinkles. Bottom line–GOOD-BYE dryer […]

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The LOW sugar grape jelly! :)

It’s harvest season around here! :) Everything that can be canned, blanched, frozen or stored for the winter is in our kitchen or in a recipe that is floating around in my brain! We are in deep to our creative ideas for what we can store for the winter months! SO, on a walk a […]

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Jar Cozies::Keep it Simple and Peek-a-boo

These are the sweetest little Jar Cozies ever!! And I love that they re-purpose jelly jars. Using jelly jars as glasses is a super economical, plus I LOVE the look. Tricky to serve something hot though in just the glass…so here is your darling answer!! Now crochet is not my strength, but with a little bit […]